Science Headlines

  • Tasty Fat: X-rays Finding the Blueprint of Why Fat is YummyExternal link

    05.27.16 Researchers from the University of Guelph have visited the Advanced Photon Source at Argonne National Laboratory for the past three years to use the facility’s bright X-rays to study the structure of edible fats, present in foods like oils, milk fat, cheese and much more.

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  • Cuing Environmental Responses in FungiExternal link

    05.27.16 Work led by researchers at the DOE JGI in collaboration with scientists from 31 research centers and universities in 13 countries has captured the genomic sequences of the Mucoromycotina fungi, allowing researchers to build a foundation for translating the fungi genomic potential into practical applications.

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  • Upgraded PIP-II RFQ Successfully Takes First BeamExternal link

    05.25.16 In March, the Fermilab Accelerator Division successfully sent beam through a newly commissioned linear accelerator. The brand new radio-frequency quadrupole (RFQ) linac, designed and built by a team of engineers and physicists at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, will be the start for a proposed upgrade to Fermilab’s 800-MeV superconducting linear accelerator.

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University Research

  • MIT University

    Light Can "Heal" Defects in Some Solar CellsExternal link

    A team of researchers at MIT and elsewhere say they have made significant inroads toward understanding a process for improving perovskites’ performance, by modifying the material using intense light.

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  • Washington State University

    Researchers Shed Light on Important Catalyst StructureExternal link

    Washington State University and Tufts University researchers have developed a model of an important catalyst that could lead to cleaner, fuel efficient vehicles as well as advances in industrial processes for common products.

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  • MIT University

    Hot New Solar CellExternal link

    A team of MIT researchers has for the first time demonstrated a device based on a method that enables solar cells to break through a theoretically predicted ceiling on how much sunlight they can convert into electricity.

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